Things were revving up for some Germans at the end of WWI. In particular, a man by the name of Otto Steinitz fancied himself with a solution to a long-term problem.
Trains go vroom vroom. But can they go vroom vroom vroom?
Otto thought he had the answer. While the…
David Dunning is one of the two psychologists behind the Dunning-Kruger effect. He often asks people a question:
“Are you vaguely embarrassed by things you did 5 or 10 years ago?”
And he follows up with:
“If you are, that means good, you’re evolving, you’re improving.”
The idea behind this…
“Everybody’s a mad scientist, and life is their lab.” — David Cronenberg
Alf was born in Stockholm, Sweden in the black and white years of 1833 to an intelligent but relatively poor family. His father, a generalist, had the various occupations of engineer, inventor, and architect.
Some of his genes…
Does it follow you, too?
I’ve always felt certain people have a natural attraction to weirdness. I never did figure out if it’s a causal relationship, though.
Do weird people subconsciously find weird things or do weird things find them?
I initially searched for a cool-looking cannon pic to use as the header image of this article until I remembered the cannons I’m far more fond of use three ‘n’s and not two.
So, before you cannonade me in the connents section with the completely reasonable, “that cannon is not…
I just searched ‘Silly’ in the Unsplash plugin. After a few pages, all of the pictures were of cats and dogs. All of them. Whoever programmed Unsplash really doesn’t have respect for the greatest creatures in our lives.
Anywhooo…time for the weekly Feedium update! With a simple surveyish…
Life can be funny sometimes, if you let it be.
‘Going viral’ is one of those funny incidences I never really expected to see in my life, let alone end up where I actively chase it like a fat dude after a limited edition Szechuan McChicken burger.
I can use…
As I sit here waiting patiently for Medium to load after watching the green bar incessantly slide across the top of the page over and over again 5,000 times, I came across yet another PR announcement from Ev this month.
They’re acquiring their 3rd company this year!
Step aside Queen…